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Ssm Theology Week 1

  1. 1. Soteriology<br />Session One: The Doctrine of Salvation<br />What happened when I got saved?<br />
  2. 2. Textbooks<br />REQUIRED<br />Recommended<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />2<br />
  3. 3. How to Make Your Own Personal Doctrinal Statement<br />Step 1. Collect all the Necessary Material<br />Use aconcordance to collect all the scripture on each subject.<br />Don’t try forharmony so much asconsistency.<br />Remember, this is not aresearch paper on what the Bible says, but aposition paper on what you personally believe.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />3<br />
  4. 4. How to Make Your Own Personal Doctrinal Statement<br />Step 2. Trace the progress of doctrine<br />Truth has to be rightlydivided.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />4<br />
  5. 5. How to Make Your Own Personal Doctrinal Statement<br />Step 3. Balance One Doctrine By Another<br />Doctrines should be heldconsistently with each other.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />5<br />Step 4. State Bible Doctrine in Scriptural language<br /><ul><li>Avoid scholarly-sounding phrases.</li></li></ul><li>How to Make Your Own Personal Doctrinal Statement<br />Step 5. Combine Doctrine with Practice<br />You do notbelieve anything you do notlive for.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />6<br />
  6. 6. How to Make Your Own Personal Doctrinal Statement<br />Step 6. Observe These General Rules While Writing:<br />Don’t make something a matter of faith if not a matter of revelation<br />Put in this statement the things necessary forfellowship with other believers.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />7<br />
  7. 7. How to Make Your Own Personal Doctrinal Statement<br />Step 6. Observe These General Rules While Writing:<br />Explain all hard doctrines in the light of clear ones, not vice-versa<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />8<br />
  8. 8. How to Make Your Own Personal Doctrinal Statement<br />Step 6. Observe These General Rules While Writing:<br />Explain all hard doctrines in the light of clear ones, not vice-versa<br />If the Bible is ambiguous it is for a reason<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />9<br />
  9. 9. How to Make Your Own Personal Doctrinal Statement<br />Step 6. Observe These General Rules While Writing:<br />Accept the Bible’s Definition of Balance<br />Give the samerelative prominence to a doctrine the Bible gives it.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />10<br />
  10. 10. How to Make Your Own Personal Doctrinal Statement<br />Step 6. Observe These General Rules While Writing:<br />Leave no loose ends<br />If there is something you don’t understand don’tinclude it.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />11<br />
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  13. 13. Weaknesses in “Systematic Theology”<br />1) Systematic theology puts Bible doctrine into a non-Biblical structure<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />14<br />
  14. 14. Weaknesses in “Systematic Theology”<br />1) Systematic theology puts Bible doctrine into a non-Biblical structure<br />2) Systematic theology seeks to unify things God intended to keep separate<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />15<br />
  15. 15. Definition:<br />A “primary passage” is a location in the Bible that summarizes the complete revelation of God on that subject.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />16<br />
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  18. 18. Two conditions constitute salvation<br />1. You must be called by God to fulfill his purpose, Eph 1:11-12; Jude 1<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />19<br />
  19. 19. Definition:<br />Calling is that work whereby God invites all people to Christ and actually brings some to salvation.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />20<br />
  20. 20. Two conditions constitute salvation<br />1. You must be called by God to fulfill his purpose, Eph 1:11-12; Jude 1<br />2. You must love God,Exo20:6; Psa 69:36; 1 Cor 2:9; Jam 2:5<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />21<br />
  21. 21. Definition:<br />Foreknowledge means the knowledge of a thing beforehand.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />22<br />
  22. 22. Definition:<br />Election means to be chosen by God from among humankind for himself, either corporately (Israel, the Church) or individually (John 14:19).<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />23<br />
  23. 23. Definition:<br />Predestination means to determine beforehand by an unchanging purpose, and is that exercise of the will of God whereby he actually brings to pass things he has determined before.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />24<br />
  24. 24. Three things predestined for God’s people<br />1. To be conformed to the image of Christ (Rom 8:29-30)<br />2. To be adopted into the family of Christ (Eph 1:5)<br />3. To take part of the reward of Christ (Eph 1:11)<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />25<br />
  25. 25. The Order of Salvation<br />1. God&apos;s foreknowledge & election, 2 Tim 2:19 <br />2. Predestination, Phil 3:21; 1 Cor 15:49; 2 Cor 3:18<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />26<br />
  26. 26. The Order of Salvation<br />1. God&apos;s foreknowledge & election, 2 Tim 2:19 <br />2. Predestination, Phil 3:21; 1 Cor 15:49; 2 Cor 3:18<br />3. Calling, Rom 8:30; 1 Cor 1:9<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />27<br />
  27. 27. The Order of Salvation<br />1. God&apos;s foreknowledge & election, 2 Tim 2:19 <br />2. Predestination, Phil 3:21; 1 Cor 15:49; 2 Cor 3:18<br />3. Calling, Rom 8:30; 1 Cor 1:9<br />4. Justification, Rom 8:30<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />28<br />
  28. 28. Definition:<br />Justification is the act of God in which he thinks of our sins as forgiven and Christ’s righteousness as belonging to us, and therefore gives legaldeclarationof our righteousness in his sight.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />29<br />
  29. 29. The Order of Salvation<br />1. God&apos;s foreknowledge & election, 2 Tim 2:19 <br />2. Predestination, Phil 3:21; 1 Cor 15:49; 2 Cor 3:18<br />3. Calling, Rom 8:30; 1 Cor 1:9<br />4. Justification, Rom 8:30<br />5. Glorification, Rom 8:30<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />30<br />
  30. 30. Definition:<br />Glorification is the final step in application of our redemption, when Christ returns and gives all believers a resurrection body like his.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />31<br />
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  33. 33. DEFINITION:<br />Grace is God favoring you without reference to your merit.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />34<br />
  34. 34. Point 1.<br />The only proper response to grace is repentance.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />35<br />
  35. 35. Definition:<br />Repentance is a change of mind that brings about a heart sorrow for and renunciation of sin, and leads to a consequent change of life and action.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />36<br />
  36. 36. What repentance is not<br />Repentance is not just a change of opinion<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />37<br />
  37. 37. What repentance is not<br />Repentance is not just a change of opinion<br />Repentance is not just sorrow that you got caught<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />38<br />
  38. 38. What repentance is not<br />Repentance is not just a change of opinion<br />Repentance is not just sorrow that you got caught<br />Repentance is not performing penance<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />39<br />
  39. 39. What repentance is<br />Brings all people to salvation, and that is the burden of God’s heart, 2 Pet 3:9<br />Means you changed your mind, Mat 21:29<br />Means you sorrow to salvation, Psa 38:18<br />Is a gift God grants because it is produced by the conviction of the Holy Spirit, 2 Tim 2:25<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />40<br /><ul><li>Commanded by God, Acts 17:30</li></li></ul><li>SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />41<br />
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  41. 41. Three Definitions of Faith<br />1. Faith is a quality of steadfastness—which makes one worthy to be trusted, Rom 3:3; Gal 3:9<br />2. Faith is an object in which one places his trust—which is believed, Jude 3; Gal 1:23<br />3. Faith is the act or state of believing—act of the will which trusts, Acts 16:31; Rom 5:1<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />43<br />
  42. 42. Three Types of “Faith”<br />Intellectual assent, John 2:23-24<br />One of the gifts of the Spirit, 1 Cor 12:9<br />Saving faith, Acts 16:31<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />44<br />
  43. 43. What faith is not<br />Faith is not rationalism<br />Faith is not a meritorious work<br />Faith is not mystical grace imparted to a passive soul<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />45<br />
  44. 44. DEFINITION:<br />Faith means to be persuaded about God’s promise to the extent that it enables God’s performance.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />46<br />
  45. 45. ABC’s of what faith is<br />Accept<br />Believe,1 Cor 15:1-3<br />Confess, Rom 10:9-10,13<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />47<br />
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  47. 47. Union with Christ<br />1) Secures our complete identification with Christ on the cross, Gal 2:20; Col 2:20; Rom 6:4<br />2) Secures our participation in all the spiritual blessings in Christ and all resources in heaven, Eph 1:3; 2:5-6<br />3) Secures our relationship to every other believer, Gal 3:28<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />49<br />
  48. 48. Point 2.<br />Union with Christ in his death is the antidote to legalism; union with Christ in his resurrection is the antidote for worldliness.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />50<br />
  49. 49. Definition:<br />Redemption means the ransom paid to buy back lost human property from bondage or captivity (Mark 10:45).<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />51<br />
  50. 50. Definition:<br />Reconciliation means to overcome our separation and bring the sinner back into union and fellowship with God.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />52<br />
  51. 51. Definition:<br />Propitiation means a payment which makes God pity us because it satisfies his offended justice.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology<br />53<br />
  52. 52. The scepter of righteousness<br />1) Salvation: deliverance to get God&apos;s health<br />2) Redemption: purchasing to get God&apos;s freedom<br />3) Reconciliation: uniting to get God&apos;s fellowship<br />4) Propitiation: satisfying to get God&apos;s mercy<br />5) Expiation: purging to get God&apos;s cleansing<br />6) Sanctification: setting apart to get God&apos;s holiness<br />7) Imputation: accounting or reckoning to get God&apos;s merit<br />8) Justification: declaring righteous to get God&apos;s life.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />54<br />
  53. 53. The person is regenerated by the new birth<br />The planet is regeneratedby removal of the curse during the Millennium<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />55<br />Regeneration<br />
  54. 54. Why be bornagain?<br />1) You are spiritually dead<br />2) You are a child in the wrong family<br />3) You are spiritually blind<br />4) You are unable to change your spiritual condition or reclaim your lost estate<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />56<br />
  55. 55. Definition:<br />Regeneration is the act of God in imparting the life of God to the one who has believed in the Son of God.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />57<br />
  56. 56. The divine purposein regeneration<br />A) To be the firstfruits of God’s creation, Jas 1:18<br />B) To bring us into an inheritance in glory, 1 Pet 1:3-4<br />C) To produce good works right now, Eph 2:10<br />D) To give us a foretaste of glory divine and a down payment on what we will be, 1 John 3:2<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />58<br />
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  58. 58. Point 3.<br />God never adopts anyone else’s children but his own.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />60<br />
  59. 59. What belongs to sons of God?<br />1) I get set free from the bondage of fear, Rom 8:15<br />2) I am given the Spirit of God’s Son, Gal 4:6<br />3) I am given the family name, Rev 3:12<br />4) I am made heir of God and joint-heir with Christ, Gal 4:7<br />5) I am given great assurance and boldness, Rom 8:15 cf. Mark 14:36<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />61<br />
  60. 60. What adoption means to me<br />The greatness of the coming glory motivates me to triumph in present suffering, Rom 8:18<br />The great day to which I belong keeps me soberly watching for its dawning, 1 Thes 5:1-8<br />It keeps me from forsaking God and returning to the elements of the world, Gal 4:7-11<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />62<br />
  61. 61. SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />63<br />Point 4.<br />Holiness does not mean sinlessness; holiness means to be setapartfor the mission. <br />
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  63. 63. Definition:<br />Eternal security is our perseverance as a result of God’s preservation.<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />65<br />
  64. 64. Next Class<br />SSM Spring 2010<br />Survey of Theology - Shelby<br />66<br />

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